Captains Profile- Niall Whyte

Written by pmcd. Posted in Senior B Team

Published on September 27, 2012 with


We would like to welcome you all to our first edition of Captains Profile.  With the week that is in it, we had to ask our Reserve A Team Captain Niall Whyte to answer a few questions.

Niall is a Moorefield man through and through. He has played for every age group in the club and won many honours. He comes from a Moorefield family and from all of us in the club, we would like to wish him, the team & management all the best for this weekends championship final vs Sarsfields. Match is on in St Conleths Park at 3.30pm.


A Proud Niall with son Chris and Sam Maguire

Name?  Niall Whyte
Date of birth? 23 July 1979
Height? 5ft.8”
Weight?  12 st
Position?  Corner Back Favourite Moorefield Player?  has to be Paddy Murray LEGEND !
Favourite position?  Half back
Best game ever played in?  Under 21 championship final win v Maynooth College
Biggest influence on your career so far? Peter Whyte
Best advice someone has ever given you? If you work hard enough for something you will get it !
Best ground you have ever played in? O Moore Park Port-Laoise , some great memories there with Moorefield and the PBS

A youthful Niall breaking through on the Junior C Team alongside Frank Hannify


Best player you have played with? There’s been a few over the years Sos, Michael and Martin Ryan , Roli and Pa Murray
Best player you have ever played against?  Pauric Brennan
Who’s your sporting hero? GAA = Anthony Rainbow ,  Soccer = Richard Dunne
Favourite music?  Rap
Favourite movie?  Terminator 2

Burger King / Mc Donald’s? Burger king
Coca Cola / Pepsi ? Coca Cola
Tayto / King?  King
PS3 / Xbox?  PS3
Jeans / Tracksuit Bottoms?  Tracksuit
Nike / Adidas ?  Nike
Neesons / Curragh Inn?  Neesons
Rosanna/ Georgia?  Georgia

And finally…

Senior B / Seniors??   Senior B

Niall with Mick OShea (Reserve A Team Manager 2011) with the Championship Trophy